Rion Paige Thompson performed a Carry Underwood hit “Blown Away” on The X Factor USA Season 3 Premiere Episode, Wednesday night, Sept. 11.
She has crazy range for a thirteen year old. All the four judges give her a standing O.
Demi says people can learn a lot from her strength, while Paulina says that music heals everything. She says she feels honored to go on this journey with her. Kelly echoes those sentiments. Simon, meanwhile, says Rion is “literally extraordinary” and adds that he remembered first meeting Carrie Underwood and predicting she would do big things, and he feels the same way about Rion. He says in every way, Rion is a beautiful person.
Watch her performance below.